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Red Sox get lefty Craig Breslow

Updated: July 31, 2012, 10:50 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The idea, as expressed by Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino a couple of weeks ago, was that general manager Ben Cherington was empowered to be bold in the days leading to Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline.

In the end, Cherington said, "bold" wasn't Boston's best option. Instead, he tweaked, making two small deals, one for left-handed reliever Craig Breslow, who has passed this way before, and another for a minor league knuckleballer, Steven Wright, who has aspirations of following ...

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